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Los Angeles Kings at a glance

LOS ANGELES KINGS LAST SEASON: 46-28-8, 100 points. Finished third in Pacific Division. Won the Stanley Cup. COACH: Darryl Sutter, 4th season with Kings, 98-57-24; 15th overall in NHL. ADDED: RW Adam Cracknell. LOST: D Willie Mitchell, C Colin Fraser. PLAYER TO WATCH: D Brayden McNabb. Mitchell's departure was the only significant change to the Kings' championship roster...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings

When you’re defending the Cup, you’ve earned the right to be our final preview from the Pacific Division. After looking ahead at the Flames, Oilers, Coyotes, Canucks, Sharks and Ducks, let’s discuss the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings. Additions: Adam Cracknell … Continue reading → The post Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings appeared first on Committed Indians.
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cracknell's resilience pays off for Blues in Game 1

ST. LOUIS -- Adam Cracknell had 35 text messages waiting for him when he finally reached his cell phone late Thursday night following the Blues' dramatic come-from-behind, three-overtime victory against the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. "It was 35," Cracknell said. "I remember it. It was all my buddies, my family. Everyone was excited. It was...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

It's time to bench Max Lapierre and release the Cracknell

Max Lapierre is off to a rocky start in St. Louis. Heading into the year, Lapierre was supposed to bring additional grit and aggressive play to the team's fourth line. Instead, he has brought reckless play and stupid decisions. Lapierre's poor decisions have directly led to power-play goals by the opposition.  With a potential suspension looming for his hit on Dan Boyle...
Via Frozen Notes
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Blues sign Adam Cracknell to a one-year extension

The Blues addressed one of their pending unrestricted free agents on Friday by signing Adam Cracknell to a one-year, $600,000 extension, as reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.  The one-way deal is a slight raise over the $550,000 contract he enjoyed during the 2013 campaign. The 27-year-old played in 50 AHL games with the Peoria Rivermen in 2013 and 20 games with the Blues...
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May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Cracknell re-signs with Blues

ST. LOUIS Adam Cracknell will have a fourth season with the Blues. The team announced Friday evening that Cracknell has signed a one-year deal with the Blues. The 27-year-old forward, who has been in St. Louis since 2010-11, would have become a free agent in late June. Cracknell had two goals and six points for St. Louis last season. His one-year contract, according to the St. Louis...
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May 25, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Blues Hold On To Adam Cracknell For Another Year by   Steven Ellis

The St. Louis Blues have signed forward Adam Cracknell to a one year, one way extension worth $600,000. Cracknell was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the final round of the 2004 draft. He played three seasons (2006–09) with the Flames’ minor league affiliates, but failed to make the jump into the NHL, and on July 16, [...]
Via The Hockey House
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cracknell assigned to Peoria

ST. LOUIS St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced the club has assigned forward Adam Cracknell to the clubs American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen today. Cracknell, 27, has dressed in eight games for the Blues this season posting two assists and two penalty minutes. While with the Rivermen, the 6'2", 210-pound...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Please explain why this is not a goal

The broadcast crew was puzzled by this call. Francois St. Laurent offered a mute explanation, thanks to his inability to work his microphone. The Blues player involved, Adam Cracknell, is tied up and shoved toward the net. The puck caromed off his skate into the net. Nothing in his replay suggests the puck was directed into the net in an illegal fashion -- since the impetus of Cracknell...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cracknell scores tiebreaking goal for Blues

Adam Cracknell, recalled from the minors earlier Monday, put St. Louis ahead for good in the second period and the Blues scored two rare power-play goals in a 5-3 win over the Dallas Stars. St. Louis, which won its sixth successive home game, improved to 7-1-1 in its last nine. The Blues are 15-3-4 under coach Ken Hitchcock, who took over for the fired Davis Payne on Nov. 6. Dallas...
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December 26, 2011  |  Discuss
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